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Feb 5, 2013 2:00am PST
londoners are changing their minds about germans. we first turn to the struggle for democracy in egypt. again, supporters of the opposition are being killed exactly two years after the bloody revolution that toppled dictator hosni mubarak. at the time, egyptians enthusiastically ushered in a new era, but the new president has since left many people deeply disappointed. some egyians are dowowowowowowot brotherhood, the country has moved even further from democracy. one blogger is one of those who openly criticizes the new government, but he had to leave egypt to be able to do so. >> the market square is a popular tourist destination. usually, it is filled with people strolling through, taking pictures of st. mary's church, but not everyone carrying a camera here today is on holiday. kareem is not a taurus. he is a 28-will blog your -- 28- year-old logger -- blogger from egypt. the city offered him refuge for one year. the idea was to give him some breathing room and time to feel safe again. his first impressions involved pigeons like these. >> it is not like this in egypt. pigeons do no
CNBC
Feb 19, 2013 4:00am EST
the two nations. we'll have the latest on his trip from dehli. >> and it's still london's fashion week, yes, strutting its stuff, but how luxury brands are faring. we talk to ceo angela aarons. we'll hear from her later in the show. >>> and taking the positive u.s. housing numbers from the nhab numbers. we'll be in new york with analysis at 11:45 cet. >> the italian election race is heating up. there is less than a week before voters head to the polls. comedian turns politician beppe grillo, in fact, is owes closing in on sylvia berlusconi for second place. official polls can no longer be published. the private polls seen by reuter s suggest mario monti may, in fact b with be something of a spoiler. >> and the election largely coming down to five key candidates. the front-runner is bersani. he's the leader of the center left pd party, calling for growth measures alongside monte's plan. sylvia berlusconi is threatening to make a political comeback despite corruption scandals. we've mentioned the comedian beppe grillo. at the same time, the former caretaker mario monti, he's been struggl
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 4:00am EST
've seen -- what was it, the bruin london pack is deepening. so in some ways, it seems as though it's deepening. just a bit of news here following the discussion we had with stephane just a few minutes ago. the french finance ministry is now saying the state is not -- it's taking a stake in peugeot. it's not on the agenda. peugeot shares are down about 2% currently on the cac 40. it says an asset write-down doesn't mean it needs a capital boost, that the write-down doesn't affect its solvability or liquidity and that the probabilities pursue a recovery plan. all of this coming out of the french government is ironic in the first place. now you can see shares falling almost 275%, ross. clearly there is some hope that there would be a benefit here or help from the government without necessarily nationalizing, but they say their priority is to strengthen the gm alliance. we'll keep an eye on gm shares and see if they want to move it along. >> so no stake at the moment, according to french government. meanwhile, the world's fastest main, usain bolt could be ready to end his uk competitio
PBS
Feb 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
just received news that the bill has passed in parliament. let's go live to our correspondent in london, who is following the vote in parliament for us. what was the majority? >> it has really only just been passed -- 400 for the bill and 155 against it, which is quite a lot against it. most would have voted for the bill, but a large portion, really, of the conservative party have voted against it. >> ok, now, where is the political upset in all of this for the prime minister, for david cameron? some say that this vote could leave a legacy of bitterness within his own conservative party. >> well, yes, definitely. one british paper actually made an interesting comment and said the conservative party has had decades of being divided over europe and now david cameron has found an entirely new subject to split the party. humor aside, it has really been a struggle between traditionalists and modernizers. traditionalists have been quite vocal. one mp promoting the merciless prison of equality and another saying that he fears for the future of the children, but unlike the debate on europe, dav
PBS
Feb 19, 2013 6:30pm PST
not conceded a goal in competitive place since mid-december, but london is promising passion on the pitch as the gunners pursue their last chance in the season to end a trophy trout stretching all the way back to 2005. >> unlike bayern munich, and now only have the champions league title to play for. out of the cup and out of contention in the english premier league, they need a big performance against the bavaria's to quiet the critics. >> of course, we will try to score goals. but we tried to go forward and tried to score goals. >> in london, they are hoping to continue their solid season. >> of course, the champions league is something special. the best teams in europe compete in it, so the play is at a much higher level than in the bundesliga, depending on the circumstances, of course. >> there's always this second leg. in three weeks time in munich. >> it has been years in the coming, but soccer is finally on the brink of a revolution. goal line technology has been cleared for usage during this year's confederations cup in brazil as a dress rehearsal for the 2014 world cup when it wi
PBS
Feb 21, 2013 6:30pm PST
glitz, glamour, and pop music. he loves that. the brit awards were on show in london last night. they are britain's version of the grammys. >> there was lots of music to be heard, of course, and plenty of awards given out. some of the biggest ones went to a rising star from scotland. >> she has had a standout year. she has topped the charts and closed the london olympics. now she has shown that the brits, grabbing best female solo artist and best album, but she says she is a very unlikely pop star. >> this is an album i wrote because i did not have the confidence to say these things in person. >> ben howard has also taken him two gongs. he won best male , and best man when to mumford and sons. adele won best single. she kept her speech brief after being cut off last year for talking too much. >> i love you all. thank you so, so much. >> the brits are an annual celebration of the best of british. now, riding high around the world, reason enough to put on a bash. chemical elvis. >> a lot of anti gravity hairdos' there. see you next time. - captioned by the national captioning inst
WHUT
Feb 14, 2013 7:30am EST
on in europe. all of them in negative territory now in terms of the majors. london lower by .80%. the dax and frankfurt lower by 1.2%. paris cac40 down by .90%. asian stocks ended higher with hong kong gaining .90%. investors buying shares in line with the overall strong tone and overseas markets during the chinese holiday. japan's nikkei with a rebound of .50% after the boj maintained monetary policy. in south korea the kospi was up .20% on hopes that south korean exporters can keep their competitive edge as the want was weaker compared with the weaker advancing trend. the shanghai market was closed still close due to the lunar holiday. we'll check in on currencies, the dollar gaining ground against the yen, we are seeing the pair right now at 93.34-39. the boj will deliver easing measures after keeping their monetary policy unchanged. the euro is lower against the yen as weak eurozone gdp data has been weighing on sentiment. that's at 124.46. >>> well, in corporate news today several u.s. media saying that american airlines and us airways will merge. that will create the world's largest
WHUT
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am EST
urozone. london, midday here in 7:00 a.m. in washington, and 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon in egypt, where a balloon ride over luxor has ended in tragedy. a fire followed by an explosion and a 300 meter plunge to the ground. 19 tourists are dead, nine of them from hong kong. it is the latest blow to a tourist industry that has been suffering ever since the uprising two years ago. >> the balloon came down in fields west of luxor, a tourist event that ended in carnage. this mobile phones should it -- footage shows rescue teams the distance. one report says those who survived jump from the basket as it plummeted from the ground. eight photographer from another flight took these photos. he was just in front of the balloon that crash. >> while we were approaching the end of our balloon fried -- balloon flight heading into luxor, we heard a loud explosion. and then we saw a lot of smoke right behind us. our first giving was it could not be a balloon, but it turned out unfortunately to be this tragic accident. >> a balloon ride over some of egypt's most famous site are still a popular attraction.
CSPAN
Feb 26, 2013 12:00am EST
that in london. it helped to define not only her role, but in a larger sense, the access the americans were to have with their president. >> that is the only model the washingtons and the rest of the founding government had, the very european monarchies they taught to distance themselves. where do the washington strother example from? >> people see washington always has a strong, marble leader appeare. he was more than a statute. he liked to talk to his associates. he was criticized as a general because he liked to talk to his staff before making a decision. in government, he thought all the best minds in the country would get together and make the right decision. and we were the first modern republic. it is hard for us to understand there was nobody like us. whatever they did mattered. it was important. >> let's take a snapshot. this was from the first census ever done. the census maker was thomas jefferson. here are some of the facts they gathered about the noon -- the united states. the 13 states had a population of just under 4 million. 750 of those were black. only 9% were free. the pe
CNBC
Feb 21, 2013 4:00am EST
. and his speech in london was definitely a discontinuity point. i think he is what -- he impersonates the kind of leadership that we need in europe, someone that is, i would say, multicultural and that has a very clear perception of the global reality. while most of politicians in europe are purely domestic and, therefore, do not fully appreciate that we are competing in a global world. however, mario draghi sits in frankfurt and we need to implement reforms here and italians have to take charge of that, for that. and it's very interesting because you're referring to margaret thatcher in the uk and schroeder in germany. in continental europe, perhaps it is easier for center left coalitions to push forward with structural reforms because they can get the buyin of a larger segment of the population. >> do you think by doing what mario draghi has done he's actually given italy the stability no matter what happens at the election in order to pass through these reforms? he controls the market, in a sense? >> well, that is a very important form of insurance. the results are another one that
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 4:30pm EST
that he talked about on july 26 in london last year, which is the outright monetary transactions where the ecb would buy bonds from the country's in trouble along with the european stability mechanism under certain conditions. in other words, certain conditionality. no, the ecb is not going to put up that conditionality. they have enough as the central bank and no as a supervisor for the banks. and so it will probably be the international monetary fund, but they have not really agreed what kind of conditionality they're going to put up into is going to do it. the lead candidate for this should be spain, but the prime minister of spain told me several months ago, he would only go in to this program f there was no additional conditionality other than what he was taken because he thought he was taking enough in spain. second of all, if the ecb could prove to him that by taking his son that the spreads for the cost of issuing bonds would go down significantly. as you see, nothing has been done there, but what psychologically is of the markets and other this program is there. there really h
PBS
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm PST
look -- to cover legal costs. >> it is london's largest lender and is still having problems reshaping its business to meet new regulatory requirements. >> deutsche bank's new management are having a tough time. the company is facing a slew of lawsuits and investigations. accusations ranging from involvement in fraudulent dealings in carbon emissions certificates to fraud over the libor interbank lending rate. the bank is charged with cleaning up its act. >> let me say first of all that the results of the fourth quarter 2012 were unsatisfactory for all of us, but they were evidently result of the measures we have taken to make our future strategic direction sustainable. >> the joint chief executives say they want a fundamental change in the culture. >> we expect employees to trade with the utmost integrity and to act in the interests of our customers. if someone cannot honor these values, deutsche bank is not the right place for them. >> but to some analysts called in these words ring hollow. -- to some analysts, these words ring hollow. >> he was the head of deutsche bank for years an
PBS
Feb 15, 2013 6:30pm PST
for loopholes that could save the millions in taxes. >> now, a london-based group is trying to change that. >> can these men stop global companies from dodging taxes around the world? tax officials from australia, britain, and china analyze complex schemes to reduce company tax burdens. this one leaves from england to australia, taking advantage of tax havens along the way. the authority of tax officials often ends at the border. investigators request information from authorities and other countries, but it is often not enough. >> when you start looking at very complex affairs, then a simple letter is rarely sufficient to fully explore the issues. by working together, we are able to understand the cultural differences that exist between our different countries. >> in britain, u.s. coffeehouse starbucks sparked outrage when it was revealed the company paid very little tax in the u.k. its trick was to pay high licensing fees to reduce its corporate tax rate. activists say starbucks is no exception. >> there's a lot of online-based companies like amazon, google, facebook, that are avoiding ta
LINKTV
Feb 23, 2013 6:00am PST
as an unwelcome surprise in london, especially for the finance minister who says the downgrade has made him more determined to cut the public debt. >> moody's lowered the rating by one notch. it is a blow to the government. some analysts say the austerity policies are hurting the economy at a time when it needs stimulus to generate growth. the finance minister sees things otherwise. >> this is a reminder of the debt problems britain faces and the clearest warning to those who think we can run away from dealing with those problems. >> britain has struggled to reduce its debt, a problem made worse by slow economic growth in recent years. bayless during the financial crisis have added to the problem. the slowlamed recovery and weak global economic activity and said low growth is likely to hamper government efforts to reduce debt. osborn said the government will stick by its policies. if we weaken our resolve, it would make the difficult situation much worse. we are clear that we should redouble our resolve. >> the downgrade may drive up borrowing costs which might further dampen britain's recovery.
WHUT
Feb 1, 2013 7:30am EST
. and this is what we're seeing right now with the majors there. gains across the board, london is higher by .4%. frankfurt gaining by a quarter percent. paris cac 40 higher by .8%. earlier in the day we saw a mixed bag. china's two factory data set the tone. reading of hsbc numbers came out strong but the official figure fell short of market expectations. also the yen's further decline helped to bolster tokyo stocks. on to currencies the dollar has recovered. dollar/yen 92.09-13. dollar buying remains pretty strong that's because market players believe the u.s. economy will be able to maintain its momentum. the euro also gaining ground as germany's factor activity gained. i want hit the 126 yen level for the first time in two years and nine months. seeing a bit of a pull back, 125.68. that is going to do it for biz tonight. >>> journalists got access this week to a damaged and dangerous facility they often report on but rarely visit. the operators of fukushima daiichi allowed the media to tour nuclear plant. a team from nhk went inside. tokyo electric power officials have restricted access to
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 4:00am EST
in london or certainly in the u.s. they wouldn't mind seeing at this point. >> we've created a million private sector jobs. >> in britain? >> yeah. >> well, congratulations. >> there you go. that is the great conundrum, right? >> it's true. the different between -- well, and even with germany. the liesh market social security holding up, despite the sharp contraction in the fourth quarter. although this will probably add to the sense that the german economy bottomed during that period. >> did i see any -- i haven't seen any, no. i think that's out a little later. plenty to get through on today's program. >> it's good to be back, by the way. >> biggest take away from the mobile world congress? what's the one thing you saw that you thought, oh, that is really cool. >> i go to a conference like this and i think, machine res taking over the world. >> that's the thing we talk about. i don't like those machine peps. >> exactly. so 50 billion connected-m devic. that's a figure thatjs -- some y the point is, it isn't just about you and i talking to each other on a mobile phone. we are well bey
CNBC
Feb 1, 2013 4:00am EST
and soho earnings out of china. htc and mediatex report fourth quarter numbers. >>> back here in london, the jpmorgan trade known as the london well reportedly tried to warning others at the bank months before they led to losses of more than $6 billion. "the wall street journal" citing e-mails reviewed by a senate panel and jpmorgan and say bruno told another trader last january that the size of his bet wag getting scary. managers didn't stop his trades until march. the senate panel is examining whether the bank failed to disclose crucial information to its primary regulator. >>> and talking of wales, we have another discovery in the uk. slightly different nature, this, and it might leave one british man with a hundred thousand pound payday. 50-year-old ken willman stumbled upon a clump of whale vomit while walking his dog. he initially thought it was a football. but picked it up and noticed a foul smell. he then told sinus that a company offered to pay him 50,000 for the vomit which is used to make perfume. but companies in thailand offered up to 4 times that amount. i'm not sure how y
FOX Business
Feb 18, 2013 1:00pm EST
in london or, no, having a car is liability. i miss driving. i rent cars once in a while. tracy: i think it is time you get one. ashley: yeah, i think so. tracy: local governments and taxpayers help to foot the bill to fund new stadiums for private sports franchises around the country. with the price tag reaching hundreds of millions of dollars, is it money well-spent? rich edson live from the phillies spring training facility in clearwater, florida. hey, rich. >> the phyllis were kind enough to let us stand on the warning track for the story -- fillies. this is the first full week of major league baseball spring training. you have half a dozen teams here on the west coast of the tampa bay region. the tampa bay race are on search for a new stadium. their stayed kbrum, tropicana field, is widely regarded as worth venue in all of sports. the element is government taxpayer financing. there is major role about the role of taxpayers. >> we have definitely seen many communities have promises not kept in terms of amount of construction costs on these stadiums. really deals once things have kind
FOX News
Feb 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
the story from london. >> the latest figure shows euro zone falling deeper in recession. >> europe is spluttering, stuttering and having a terrible time. >> effectively a double dip recession. some of the hardest hit country were debt-plagued spain and italy. france was sluggish. growth in germany down .6%. slow growth in economic powerhouse germany is especially worrying. the weakness is hurting the german exports. adding to economic headache, strike of security workers for higher pay snarled airports in germany today. >> he said is up it. even if i suffer for it. further come pounding problems debt-ridden countries are saddled with high unemployment. the jobless rate in greece is record 27%. i come here all the time. there are no jobs. economists say there could be some pick nun euro growth this year. that would be good news for the u.s. europe is our biggest trading partner. nearly $650 billion in two-way trade last year. >> we all barely growing if we are increasing taxes. and cutting spending. then that will have a direct impact on the wealth of ordinary americans. talks have
FOX News
Feb 27, 2013 2:00am PST
come from london where there is so much pomp and ceremony around the royal family, but of course the vatican has hs own very elaborate and beautiful pomp and ceremony which we will be seeing in the final hours of this audience to the pope's farewell of the cardinals and then his departure from the vatic vatican. his last truly appearance will be the papal summer retreat when he gets there before his pontificate expires at 8:00. he will go on the balcony and the people of that village, he will greet them waving from the balcony. that will really be it. it is a very moving day here in rome. saint peters square who are out for different reasons some out of their profound faith and their desire to thank the pope personally for his service to the church, and others just want to be part of a moment in history because this is new territory for many. popes just don't resign commonly so this is a bug deal. i met americans who say this is really the only pope they know have known. we remember watching the pope trot around the globe. for many young people they have really only known benedic
WHUT
Feb 22, 2013 7:00am EST
, but france and italy as well as other countries sitting. >> it's noon near london and 2:00 in the afternoon in pretoria, south africa, where chief magistrate, desmond nair, is about to announce a decision that will settle the fate of oscar pistorius. he faces trial on a charge of premeditated murder after his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, was shot dead in his home eight days ago. the question about to be settled is straight forward -- will he be freed on bail before trial or imprisonned? our world affairs droont, richard galpin, has the latest on a case being followed around the world. >> oscar pistorius has been brought once again to the court from the police station in pretoria, where he's been held now for more than a week. this time, though, a decision is expected on whether he'll be allowed out on bail or kept in custody for months before the full trial starts. but first, the court heard more arguments from prosecutors that pistorius should be kept in custody because of the degree of violence in this case and because they say pistorius might try to flee. the shooting took place in his h
CNBC
Feb 14, 2013 4:00am EST
will prosecute. >> and it looks like markets are expecting the boj to buy on the london engine, but what about buying overseas? we've seen them indicate support for the esm or maybe looking at peripheral european sovereign debt which interestingly enough, europe is probably appreciative of the fact that someone is buying into the industry. but nevertheless, how aggressive might japan be about buying outside its shores in order to help weaken the yen? >> again, this is probably something that will get a clear picture after the -- will have his first meeting with the boj in march. i agree with you, there tends to be a more aggressive move towards european assets. having said so, i do not know if we will see drastic moves on interest rates overall. let's not forget on the debt side of the japan that most of the debt is in the hands of domestic investors that usually have less demand to increase interest rates for the environment suggest so. >> okay. marco -- >> so at the end of the day, i don't see increase of interest expense drastic for japan in the medium term. >> right, right. well, that's th
CNBC
Feb 26, 2013 4:00am EST
. >> great to see you. >> i love london and it's great to be with you. >> thanks. we could be a luxury business. greg furman, are we a luxury business? >> i think you are. information is critical. >> okay. great. i like that. thank you. greg furman. >>> now, roaming charges may be a scary phrase to frequent travelers, but it's the key revenue stream that's in danger of going way for mobile providers. kelly will be speaking from the mobile world congress. she's still in barcelona. day two of that. more to come on "worldwide exchange." [ kitt ] you know what's impressive? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ there. i said it. they don't have pictures of my kids. they don't have my yoga mat. and still, i feel at home. could it be the flat screen tv? the not so mini fridge? ♪ the different free dinner almost every we
CNN
Feb 1, 2013 9:00am PST
get a change that is quite dramatic in the character of an area, and here in london between 2001 and 2011, one-third of the white population has left. >> reporter: enormous demographic changes resulting in profound challenges like the so-called muslim patrols which the communities themselves are now trying to tackle. cnn, london. >>> we have live pictures here, breaking news happening out of cairo. this is actually taking place now. these pictures, these are the streets and they are erupting now, we understand, with water cannons and tear-gas, and this is outside the presidential palace, as the scene there is turning violent. we will have a live report out of cairo after this break. .... director's voice: cut it! ...what...what did i say? gecko? i said gecko? aw... for over 75 year...(laughs. but still trying to keep it contained) director's voice: keep it together. i'm good. i'm good. for over 75...(uncontrollable laughter). what are you doing there? stop making me laugh. vo: geico. saving people money for over seventy-five years. gecko: don't look at me. don't look at me. has o
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 6:00am EST
" reported that regulators are focusing now on a complex derivative debt rooted through london built on a recent regulatory action mounted towards a goldman sachs account in switzerland. the product in question is now known as a contract for difference. it allows investors to simply bet on changes in the price of a stock without owning the shares and it's not an option, either. such contracts are not apparently regulated in the u.s., but they are popular in br britain. and goldman sachs knows who put this trade forward in switzerland. >> and won't tell, right? >> and will not tell because the swiss laws say that goldman sachs is not allowed to even tell regulators in the u.s. who actually put the trade through. >> that's crazy. >> they'll fold on that. if the s.e.c. or the u.s. regulators come hard on the swiss, they're ka partnership ewe late. >> the swiss will? >> yeah. they've been under the gun so much in the last five or ten years, banking secretessy has loosened up. >> but it's not going to be pressure on goldman. it's going to be pressure on the swiss. >> it will come through
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
was i twitter about it, all very odd. a bunch of bones. >> it's five minutes to 9:00 in london at the moment in the evening as they pass supertime. it's -- >> the bbc9:00 news is no doubt leading on the butt stabbing skeleton. >> i like it. so six minutes from now people in england will be switching over to get their fill of butt stabbing. >> i think they probably well. what better thing to do at 9:00 p.m. on a monday night. >> than butt stabbing? oh. we'll be back. >> there's been a new series of high profile cyberattacks and it's posting the united states to take stronger measures on cybersecurity. hackers reportedly hacked the energy department, one that compromised the personal information of several hundred
FOX News
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
opposition during his first overseas trip. at a news conference in london, secretary kerry pledged more support for rebels and called for the syrian national coalition to rejoin the talks in rome. the meeting is set to be the the centerpiece of his swing through in your europe and the middle east but friday the rebel group backed out of the talks. today secretary of state john kerry said the united states is commit today helping the syrian people. >> the president of the united states has sent me here and sent me to this series of meetings and sent me to rome because he is concerned about the course of events. and he is currently evaluating what steps to take. >> the sir ran opposition leader is reconsidering the decision to boycott. james rows is an with us -- rosen is with us from berlin. secretary kerry got personally involved in the effort to lure the syrians back to the table. >> that's right. even before his plane took off from joint base andrews, secretary of state john kerry encountered turbulence on his first overseas mission. he had aides on three couldn't alberto couldn't --
CNBC
Feb 12, 2013 4:00pm EST
months. colin ellis is the author of report and joins us now from london. with us is harry dent of h s. dent management who sees conditions very differently. good to have you on the program and want to kick this off with you. tell me what caused the downside risk for the global economy to diminish, and what exactly are you seeing? >> well, i think, really, what we're trying to say is conditions have changed over the last three months. very important that underpinning our global universe of ratings, we have a single consistent macro view, and that's why four times a year we set out that view to investors in the macro update which has been published today. and if you go back three months ago, we had a number of potentially stumbling blocks to the path of the global recovery. we were worried about the potential for something to go wrong with the fiscal cliff negotiations in the u.s. we were concerned about the potential for a hard landing in major emerging markets which have been doing a lot of leg work and driving global growth recently, and we were also concerned about the crisis in the
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
shopping in china, chinese consumers shopping in hong kong, in paris, in rome, in london, in travel retail world. so, we look at the entire region. the chinese consumer is very influential, not only at home, but outside of home, too. and it's really how we sub-segment. tier one cities, the 25 million plus population cities, they're maturing. but the tier two and three cities, the stiffs that are only 10 million or 5 million populations, those are huge cities by western standards, there's a lot of growth going on there. the infrastructure growth in china's going on, they have 50 years of runway to come close to where europe and north america are right now. the chinese are thinking across multiple decades and generations. we're thinking across multiple decades and generations. we're not thinking about what's next week. so, we're building for the long-term. >> so, let me ask you, for your u.s. customer, which effects her most, stock market levels, employ or housing? what's the most relevant factor, or some other? >> from what we can understand, the behavior of the consumer, employment, number
CSPAN
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
achievers. you get to places like a new haven or a hartford or a new london where 40% of the children fail to get out of a -- to get a high-school diploma, it is related to socio-economic spirit if you are opposing that as an excuse, that is not an excuse. you can draw this a long home ownership plans, racial lines, family income lines, you can also draw it along the line that quite frankly, we know what works and education. we have enough models of there that tell us you can educate anybody. we are more likely to replicate our failures than our successes. every time there is a success and education people running around trying to explain why that is not applicable. it is applicable. we need to replicate those experiences. >> should teachers be more of a partner in this effort? in your experience, they are a pretty fiercely opposed to what you were trying to do. a lot of money against your plan. >> in the end, we have a package. we have a package that the secretary described as the most comprehensive single reform package passed in any state. yes, it was a pretty bad dust up and some elbow
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
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CNBC
Feb 5, 2013 9:00am EST
for one of the most popular players to come back to italy. and he said, and the london economists know that that they could provide him with 300,000 or 400,000 votes. >> we don't know what's going to m happen, that's the scary thing. >> melissa, what's coming up today. >> disney, zinga and-europe will be the rally killer. that's also tonight at 5:00. >> here's what you missed earlier this morning. >> welcome to hour three of "squawk on the street." here's what's happening so far. >> you grow 7% a year, that means you double your money every 10 years, that means if the stock market is 1,400 now, it could be 28,000 in 10 years and 50,000 in 20 years. >> we're dealing in the virgin media deals, these are big deals and i think they put a floor on the market. >> 1365 in cash. >> $24.4 billion, 37% premium and the release, acquired by emichael dell. >> it's going to be months, whether it's four months, five months, i think they need anti- trust approval. this is going to take a while before it closes. >> the emerging market opens. >> we think that the public markets are not giving the compan
CNBC
Feb 20, 2013 4:00am EST
bureaucracy and paying more to get a u.k. visa just to come to london for two or tree days? >> right. -- or three days? >> right. why isn't britain part of the system in. >> there are lots of reasons, but if i give an analogy, the mexican government last year decided that if you had a u.s. visa, if you fought your way through the u.s. visa mechanism to get a u.s. visa, that was good enough for the mexicans. you didn't have to get a separatea. that's all i'm asking that china consider. they're a big market, there's estimates of losing two billion pounds a year through retail outlets. chinese tourists big spenders. >> at a time when they're looking for any way to increase growth why not pursue this obvious one? >> when chinese come, they come in groups. at the moment, they're not coming to the u.k. if you look in the reverse direction in beijing and shanghai shanghai,they've decided people can go without a visa. they're trying to encourage them to stop on the way to somewhere else, but the u.k. is not listening to the approach. >> when we look at the olympics, that was such a way for b
CNBC
Feb 21, 2013 9:00am EST
the future of kiwi raises concerns, markets in london, germany, spain down 1%. asia down as well. shanghai down 3%. jim, you got sequester, you got fed, you got gas prices are, like they all converged in a matter of a couple days. >> you feel the switch has flipped, things going well is going badly. i want to caution the weakness of the month-old fed meetings notes is they are a month old. they see what we see. they don't wake up and say ignore gasoline and forget the sequester around the idea the world is somehow better -- no it's not. i would point out that the sequester chat iris going to grow and grow and grow. so every time you pick the paper up from now on until it happens, it is going to take your breath away. what happens for some of these, military, they are not close the golf courses, a great link. i was looking at all the great golf courses the military has. 800,000 civilians furloughing, that means spending power reduced with the payroll tax holiday. the scare tactics are going to be in and you got to steel yourself if you're going to stay longer. >> you call it a scare tactic,
CNN
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
robertson joining us by phone. nic, lots of questions. nic live in london this morning. a bit of a stunner. was there any indication that this resignation was coming? >> absolutely none whatsoever, and the last few months, the pope started a twitter account, not what you expect the pope to do when he would say his pope is deteriorating. the pope has looked deep into his conscience, this is a personal and profound decision that he has made with god in light of the responsibilities he has. and the other thing we heard from the papal spokesperson, which is interesting, because the question, is it the pope's physical health or mental health that pushed him into this position? we have heard the vatican say very clearly that the pope has done this of his own free will, that this is dune legone legall pope recognizes the gravity of the situation there is a sense here that what the vatican is doing is the pope is very aware of what it's doing. this gives an indication of a mental health deterioration than physical abilities. >> yet there, is no indication he is canceling any appointments or a slew
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